The following talks were held during the autumn 1997 in the seminar
room of RCMS, second floor,
new building of PSI in Ves'kovo. Time 3:00 -- 5:00 p.m.

September 12

Mathematical problems for the next century (after S.Smale).
Speaker: Sergei Duzhin.

September 19

Mapping class group for surfaces.
Speaker: Sergei Chmutov.

October 3

Heegaard diagrams and Dehn surgery.
Speaker: Sergei Chmutov.

October 10

Kirby transformations and invariants of 3-manifolds.
Speaker: Sergei Chmutov.

October 17

Temperley-Lieb algebra and meanders.
Speaker: Sergei Duzhin.

October 24

Topology of symmetric powers.
Speaker: J. Mostovoy (Edinburgh).

October 31

On the nature of chaotic regions in hydrodynamics and
magnetohydrodynamics).
Speaker: V. Titov.

November 14

Resolution of singularities: a survey.
Speaker: M. Spivakovsky (Toronto).

November 21

Wave fronts on the plane and on spheres.
Speaker: S.Anisov (Moscow).

November 28

On the enumeration of meanders.
Speaker: A.Gasparyan. Beginning at 14:00!

December 5

Popular classes of computational complexity.
Speaker: K.Shvachko. Beginning at 14:00!